How can I get my kids to behave?

My baby boy is only 11 months old and when I don’t give him what he wants he will cry untill he gets it. and if I don’t give it to him he crawls over to me and wants me to hold him. I know he is spoiled but he has never done this before. What is making him do this.. why and how do I get him to get over it.
Now my 6 year old is sort of the same way. but instead of him getting an attitude when he doesn’t get what he wants it is when we are telling him he is doing something wrong. He has a very bad attitude and doesn’t listen to well either. Whenever I tell him to stop doing something, if he has something in his hand he will throw it down, stomp off into his room, slam his door and starting crying. But it’s the screaming cry so everyone in the neighborhood can hear him. What do I do? I have tried time outs, taking things away, and explaining what he has done wrong but he acts like he doesn’t care. Or if he doesn’t want to listen to me he will put his back to me and cover his ears. Someone please tell me how to get them over their issues. I am so tired and stressed out. I don’t want to be one of those parents who scream at their kids and always have their child hating them.

Answer #1

My attitude is that you can’t spoil a baby. 11 month olds are very needy, you can never give them enough hugs, games, stories, etc. In general I try to give a baby whatever it wants unless it is something harmful or dangerous. Of course you need a break every now and then to do housework etc. I found Baby Einstein DVDs the best way to occupy babies for a while so I could get some work done.

A 6 year old is another story. Kids this age can be amazingly stubburn and tenacious. The thing is that you have to win this battle of wits. Every time your 6 YO son wins it will be that much more difficult next time. You have to draw a line in the sand. You should never scream at your kids (though only someone with a patience of a saint can accomplish this all the time) but you have to be firm and consistant. It may be years before this approach pays off but keep at it and your son will eventually come around.

Good luck! being a parent is one of the toughest jobs you will ever find but also one of the most rewarding.

Answer #2

your 11 month old just want’s attention and your 6 yr old hhmmm u should tell him when he’s doing good sometime’s instead of just when he’s doing bad PLUS LAY DOWN THE LAW DISAPLEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! MY NEFUE DOSE THE SAME THING YOU HAVE TO STICK TO YOUR GUN’S NNNNNNNNNNOOOOOOOOO MEAN’’S NNNNNNNNNNOOOOOOO THEY CANT GET USE TO GETING EVERY THING THEY WANT NOTHING GOOD COME’S OF IT TRUST ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Answer #3 this website shows a brief prewview of what shes all about and might answer your question

Answer #4

i would watch super nanny, she gives great advice!! her show comes on Mondays, 10pm on ABC

Answer #5

They have control over you and they know it….this will only get worse….consult a professional in child behavour asap.

Good Luck and God Bless !!

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